Stand Up & Speak Out

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Keep on being you!

Throughout life we can journey down different paths that weren’t meant for us, mainly as a result of peer pressure. It’s vital that you understand that YOU have control over who you are and what you do.

One of the main questions I am asked by students is, “How can I be myself, when someone wants me to be something I’m not?”

Never give in to peer pressure.

Easier said than done, I know. If something doesn’t seem right to you don’t do it just because your friends or doing it. Stay true to yourself and follow your instincts. Be the bigger person and walk away, if it’s not what you want to participate in.

True friends...

If someone is pressuring you to act differently, to be someone else then I’m afraid to say that they are not your true friends. True friends will appreciate you for who you are and will never try to change or challenge you.

Stand tall, head high and be proud of you!

There is nobody else like you on this planet, embrace this fact! Nobody can else can play the role better than you can. Keep being you, but more importantly, learn to love your amazing self!